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Incredible- You Will Be Awe- Struck When You Find Out What This Ancient Island Has Been Housing For 80 Years

Let’s face it. We are the ones who have been killing animals for centuries, and it has become one of the most dominant reason for their extinction. However, even after our evil sin, an unexpected and ancient creature has made a startling comeback in off the coast of Australia, Ball’s Pyramid.

Let’s find out what it is.

The British Navy discovered this majestic mountain in 1778..

The British Navy discovered this majestic mountain in 1778..

..the height of this peak reaching 1,844 feet.

Ball’s Pyramid is actually the remains of an ancient volcano..

Ball's Pyramid is actually the remains of an ancient volcano..

..and surprisingly, it contains this strange surviving member of a very rare and special species of animal.

“Tree lobsters”

"Tree lobsters"

Well, yes, I’m talking about these black-armored, who are living in this Island.

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These species disappeared near 1918..

These species disappeared near 1918..

..the last one of this species was seen alive in 1920.

And then in 2001, two scientists started investigating..

..the insect remains on Ball’s Pyramid, about 500 feet up.

About 500 feet up on the peak, David Priddel and Nicholas Carlile found..

..a tiny colony of 24 Lord Howe stick insect. They successfully completed their mission.

Wow!

The guys told that these bugs were as big as they thought, being six inches in length. Now these insects are recognized as the heaviest flightless stick insects in the world.

Now the protection authorities are taking care of these tiny colonies and their growth in number is increasing.

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Written by How Africa

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